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Fruit basket of Field Marshall Sir Frederick for auction at Bonhams

Fruit basket of Field Marshall Sir Frederick for auction at Bonhams

A Victorian Britannia standard silver-gilt two handled basket, commemorating Field Marshall Sir Frederick Sleigh Roberts’ Golden Wedding anniversary to his wife Nora Henrietta Bews, goes under the hammer at Bonhams, Knightsbridge on 20th February (estimate £1,500-£2,500). Sir Frederick was an outstanding military figure. He received the Victoria Cross medal during the Indian Mutiny in 1857-1858 […]

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Bonhams to auction single-owner collection of European glass

Bonhams to auction single-owner collection of European glass

The Mühleib Collection of European Glass from 1500 -1850, a fantastic selection of rare quality glass, will be sold by Bonhams in London on Thursday 2nd May in New Bond Street at 10.30am. Dr. Horst Mühleib assembled his collection of Venetian, German, Austrian and Dutch glass over a period of forty years. Representing some of […]

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Gandharan sculpture for auction at Bonhams New York

Gandharan sculpture for auction at Bonhams New York

Bonhams March 18 auction of Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art will feature a remarkable selection of fresh to the market narrative panels from the ancient region of Gandhara. Gandhara, the last outpost of Alexander the Great, was a flourishing kingdom where Eastern and Western culture combined to form a distinct artistic tradition. Dating from […]

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Heritage Auctions Offers 1,600+ Eclectic Lots Of Art, Antiques And Collectibles

Heritage Auctions Offers 1,600+ Eclectic Lots Of Art, Antiques And Collectibles

More than 1,600 eclectic lots from a limited edition Dunhill-Namiki Motorities Maki-E fountain pen (estimate $35,000+) to a motorized Bugatti model car (estimate $2,000+) to a collection dedicated to the history of ballooning — come together Feb. 23-24 in Heritage Auctions’ annual Estate Signature® Auction at the company’s Design District Annex, 1518 Slocum Street. The […]

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W. H. Auden poem manuscript Stop all the Clocks to be auctioned at Bonhams

W. H. Auden poem manuscript Stop all the Clocks to be auctioned at Bonhams

The manuscript of W. H. Auden’s famous poem Stop all the Clocks is to be sold in Part I of the Roy Davids Collection Part III: Poetry: Poetical Manuscripts and Portraits of Poets at Bonhams, New Bond Street on 10 April. It is estimated at £6,000-8,000. The work became known around the world when it […]

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1938 Mercedes-Benz 540K Cabriolet for Bonhams Scottsdale auction

1938 Mercedes-Benz 540K Cabriolet for Bonhams Scottsdale auction

With a strong tradition of offering the world’s greatest supercharged Mercedes, Bonhams is proud to announce that it will be representing the stunningly beautiful and highly sough-after 1938 Mercedes-Benz 540K Cabriolet A at its approaching Scottsdale Sale. The rare pre-War supercharged convertible with coachwork by the Sindelfingen works is a marvel of engineering, garnering praise […]

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Kaminski Auctions sell Russian St. Anne Medal for over $70,000

Kaminski Auctions sell Russian St. Anne Medal for over $70,000

Kaminski Auctions’ Annual New Year’s Auction and DéCoR Auction premiere were a stunning success. Over 2,300 registered online bidders from over 30 countries added their bids to the 200 placed by phone for the two-day auction. A large in-person audience filled the Kaminski gallery for the sale of a variety of impressive pieces, from jewelry, […]

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Bonhams to auction last Keats handwritten poem in poetry sale

Bonhams to auction last Keats handwritten poem in poetry sale

The last known handwritten poem by John Keats in private hands is one of the star items in the sale of the Roy Davids Collection III: Poetry: Poetical Manuscripts and Portraits of Poets which will be held in two parts on 10th April and 8 May 2013 at Bonhams, 101 New Bond Street. The sale […]

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Colt Revolver Brings $284,410 In Million Heritage Auction

Colt Revolver Brings $284,410 In Million Heritage Auction

One of the first 150 civilian Colt single action revolvers ever produced brought $284,410 to lead Heritage Auctions’ $1.8+ million Arms & Armor Signature® Auction on Dec. 9. More than 1,100 bidders competed for Colt rarities ranging from an exceptional 1860 Army percussion revolver, which brought $131,450, to an 1862 police percussion revolver, which sold […]

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